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news at 5:30. >> coming up tonight, more on the celebrated navy seal, known as america's deadliest sniper, himself now the target of a deadly shooting. >> the five-year-old held hostage with a bunker i >> ama: 49er fans are out in force, representing their team. >> dan: we have seen some great shots. sharing your photos with abc7. check out these three fans. doing a little kaepernicking. they're all geeld up -- geared up for a big win. >> and check this out. looking fierce. do share your photos with us. e-mail them to ureport@kgo-tv.com. we're also posting pictures on abc7 news. >> my favorite part of the process has been seeing the pictures. gets your spirit up. let's talk about the weather. absolutely speck tack senior -- spectacular. >> leigh: this morning, everyone was out. walking the dog. it was a delightful morning, and you can see the nice clearing right now. this is from the high definition walnut creek cam looks east toward san francisco. let's look at live doppler 7hd. we started off with low clouds near the coast and the bay. even a little patchy fog. that has since sta
showing the suspect, a navy reservist, on the left, with then lapd police chief in 2006 used for an lapd news let fore a program honoring officers who also served in the military. oakland city council agreed to hire bratton as a consultant for the police department. >> in san diego, a navy official confirms that naval base is on lockdown. two sources tell us they do not believe this is connected to the christopher dorner case. we will monitor the situation as it develops. and now, the mayor of san antonio is joining forces to combat drug violence meeting with law enforcement officials and state senators who will announce a proposal for new gun control laws in california, including legislation to close loopholes in current firearm regulations. >> vallejo police are looking for two gunman who shot three people in a home invasion this morning. it happened at scene where amy is with an update on the victims and the search for the armed men. >> the motive is the question. police say nothing inside this home indicates why this home was chosen, they say maybe it is the location. it is on the co
yet again. >>> and the weekend death of a decorated navy s.e.a.l. putting the spotlight on post-traumatic stress disorder. >>> more from super bowl xlvii. when the lights went out, advertisers got a little creative. >>> welcome back, everyone. the bulls are running on wall street. this morning, the dow opens above 14,000 for the first time in more than five years. since before the financial crisis. that's only about 150 points from its all-time high set in october 2007. the dow is now up almost 7% since the beginning of the year. >> open those 401(k)s perhaps, folks. >>> gasoline prices are going up. aaa says the average price this morning is $3.51 a gallon, an increase of almost 17 cents in a week. it's even a few cents higher than a year ago. analysts expect the rise to stop well before four bucks gallon and average well under last year's record prices. >>> u.s. pickup truck sales are expected to soar this year, topping 1.7 million. that's because there are lots of new model this is year and also an increase in new home construction. that's good news for detroit. pickups haul
. >> reporter: former navy s.e.a.l. sniper chris kyle was such a good shot he once hit a target more than a mile away, but police say it was a bullet fired at point blank range that ended the life of the husband and father of two. >> i'm a better husband and father than i was a killer. >> reporter: the 38-year-old died at a place he should have felt comfortable, this gun range southwest of dallas. and detectives say he died at the hands of a young man he was trying to counsel. >> the suspect's mother, she may have reached out to mr. kyle to try and help her son, and we kind of have an idea that maybe that's why they were at the range for some type of therapy. >> reporter: officers arrested this 25-year-old former marine, eddie ray routh, after a police chase saturday night. they say routh turned the gun on kyle and a friend, 35-year-old chad littlefield, murdering them both. his family told them he was having trouble readjusting to life at home after years of war. that's something kyle spoke about frequently. >> you don't have an identity. you have to learn a whole new way to act. >> reporter: k
but we found interesting is the u.s. navy did say he used as he still has a badge and used to it get into the navy base yesterday they have a record of him going in but zront a record of him leaving so now they'rew wr searching that area. as a precaution. >> thank you. >> if anything breaks we'll update you immediately. you can follow us on twitter on abc 7 news bay area for late breaking developments in this story. >> still ahead tonight on abc 7 news what customs agents found when searching three cars at the port of oakland someone trying to export ammo. >> a surge in smart phone thefts and what might be the best weapon. >> there san asteroid headed our way. this could do a lot of damage if it hkh8s the either a 7th grader sent her hello kitty doll into space. why and where it wound >>> federal agents with the department of u.s. customs and border protection have seized 2300 rounds of ammunition from a port of oakland bound for monday goala. nick smith intok a team leading this investigation and live now at port with the latest for us. nick? >> get this. agents found ammunition us
. an ex-navy s.e.a.l. murdered at a gun range in texas. allegedly by a troubled former marine. this comes in the middle of america's debate over gun control. and rising concerns about troops returning home with ptsd and reena ninan is on the story. good morning to you. >> reporter: dan, good morning. he was 38 years old and this morning his colleagues are stunned that the man who is self-labeled as the most lethal sniper in u.s. military history was gunned down in texas. he was the man dubbed as america's deadliest sniper. a member of navy team s.e.a.l. 3 shooting targets the length of 21 football fields away. chris kyle who served four combat deployments and earned seven medals of bravery. shot at a texas gun range along with his neighbor. >> tap, racked, bang. >> reporter: audiences know him from account fares and stripe" and from his "the new york times" best-selling book, "american sniper," reportedly shot down more iraqi insurgents than anyone else. >> you were so well known by the iraqi insurgents you were fighting they put a $20,000 bounty on your head. is that right. >> yes, sir.
. as we said that is coming up. >>> but we'll start with the breaking news overnight. an ex-navy s.e.a.l. and one of america's best known snipers murdered at a gun range in texas allegedly by a troubled former marine. this comes in the middle of america's debate over gun control and rising concerns about troops returning home with ptsd and abc's reena ninan is on the story in washington this morning. reena, good morning to you. >> reporter: dan, good morning. he was 38 years old, and this morning his colleagues are stunned that the man who is self-labeled as the most lethal sniper in u.s. military history was gunned down in texas. he was the man dubbed as america's deadliest sniper. a member of navy team s.e.a.l. 3 shooting targets the length of 21 football fields away. chris kyle, who served four combat deployments and earned seven medals of bravery, shot saturday at the place he should have felt most at home, a texas gun range along with his neighbor. >> tap, racked, bang. >> reporter: audiences know kyle from the reality show "stars and stripes" and from his "new york times" bes
to high school football. to time with los angeles police department and navy. profile includes several photos of diplomas and certificates of achievement, a variety of them including this one. and this photo with william bratton in 2006. of course, bratton just hired by the city of oakland the photo taken for an article. we're peegs a lot about his background together. stay with abc 7 news for coverage of the l.a. police shooter manhunt. we're going to update you during this newscast. whit happens we'll be here up and date you on this major story happening. >> bun violence is on the top of the list. abc 7 news joins us now from sacramento with more on the battle over guns. >> new york pass aid slew of bills, california loss says democrats here want that title back. >> 50 shots fired in a span of 50 seconds. the police chief says he needs help getting guns off the streets. >> i live a mile from that intersection. so i can tell thu is a quality of life issue. >> senate democrats unveiled bills in recent weeks they required a pemplit to purchase ammunition and weapons. but they now want t
police officer and navy reservist who has been on record saying he wants to kill police officers. we will have more on this story as the information is available. >> other news, police are revealing new evidence if a 1984 disappearance of kevin collins, investigators have released these two to toes of the man identified at wayne jackson but he used a number of fake names including dan therrien the name he was using when he died in 1988. jackson had a history of child molestation including the sexual assault of two kids in canada. he got out of prison in 1984, the same year that kevin collins was abducted at age ten. he lived a block away from where collins disappeared. >> the individual with five names that now we know had a history of molesting young boys, he should haven a much stronger suspect. authorities dug up the garage on masonic and found what appears to be animal bones that are tested in analyzed. >> fairfield police are asking for your help in the killer of a 13-year-old, the guardian also reported her missing last thursday evening. the girl's naked body was found friday m
. >>> we turn to that tragic shooting of a former navy s.e.a.l. and his friend at a texas gun range. the shooting suspect has now been identified as an iraqi war vet named eddie ray routh. he's been held on two counts of capital murder. the "dallas morning news" reports that routh was hit with a stun gun by jail guards yesterday after he refused to return his meal tray. >>> also a tense police standoff is entering day seven in alabama, with a gunman holding a 5-year-old little boy in an underground bunker. jimmy lee dykes is said to be making the child as comfortable as possible, allowing police to send down crackers, even a hot wheels car. we're told that dykes has demanded that a reporter be sent down to speak with him. meanwhile, funeral services were held yesterday for the school bus driver dykes is accused of shooting. you have to wonder the psyche of that little boy. seven days down there now. no end in sight. and according to some reports, that bunker is well stocked. this could drag on for weeks and weeks. >> the only thing that we worry about is the little boy and that he's
a navy s.e.a.l. on suicide watch today. the 25-year-old faces two counts of capitol murder for saturday's shootings in a shooting range near dallas. he won several medals of braifrry, the deadliest sniper in u.s. history. his book, american sniper chronicled his exploits and struggle with post traumatic stress disorder. he worked to help fellow vets. in vallejo, police looking for a gunman who shot a man on a sidewalk this morning. someone passing by discovered the victim and called 911. the victim died at the scene. police have not yet released his identity. >> the president hit the road to try to win support for gun control measures acknowledging it's never easy to change the status quo. he says something needs to be done to are. >> with popularity rating at highest in four years, president obama trying to rally public support for the gun control measure autos is there just one life we can safe, we've got an obligation to try. >> the president traveled to minneapolis because the city push to strictor background check autos you've shown progress is possible. and elected leaders. >> sti
what he's doing. >> reporter: but why now? dorner was honorably discharged from the u.s. navy reserves just last friday after ten years service, including a tour in the persian gulf. was that the trigger for this killing spree? or evidence of careful planning? >> i have more questions than i do have answers at this point. >> reporter: if dorner gets his apparent wish, if he is killed, we night never know the whole truth. nick watt, abc news, los angeles. >> and nick and david will be staying on this story throughout the night. >>> but we move next here to the great blizzard, gathering strength and poised to break bear down on millions of american families across the northeast. experts say it could be the worst snowstorm in a century. our extreme weather team is on the storm front and abc's meteorologist ginger zee is out where the storm is about to move in. ginger? >> reporter: diane, this may look like a mountain of snow, but it's not. this is 100,000 tons of salt that i'm standing on. i've got some right here in my hand. it is one of so many tools that millions of americans will use
in the u.s. navy reserves, honorably discharged just last friday, fired four years ago by the lapd. police claim he bore a grudge against a retired l.a. police captive, randy kwan, monica's father, as well as other lapd officers. >> of particular interest is a multi-page manifesto in which the suspect has implicated himself. >> reporter: in a rambling manifesto posted online, dorner blames kwan and other lapd officers of a smear campaign after dorner reported witnessing a fellow officer commit police brutality. the manifesto vows vengeance. i will bring unconventional and asymmetrical warfare to those in lapd uniform whether on or off duty. >> if you read his manifesto, this is a very -- lapd is a specific target, but all law enforcement is targeted. >> reporter: it appears to be no idle threat. today the story played out with all the intensity of a hollywood action thriller. "l.a. confidential" meets "cape fear." >> talk to me, i'm staying here! >> reporter: except that this drama was real and deadly. at 10:00 last night, police say a man fitting dorner's description tried to steal a boat
in the u.s. navy reserves, honorably discharged just last friday. fired four years ago by the lapd. police claim he bore a grudge against a retired lapd police captain, randy quan, monica's father, as well as other lapd officers. >> of particular interest at this point in the investigation, is a multipage manifesto. >> reporter: in a rambling manifesto posted online, dorner blames quan and other lapd officers of a smear campaign, after dorner reported witnessing a fellow officer commit police brutality. the manifesto vows vengeance. i will bring unconventional and asymmetrical warfare to those in lapd uniform, whether on or off duty. >> lapd is a specific target. but all law enforcement is a target. >> reporter: police set up a command post in the mountains northeast of l.a., where a truck had been set ablaze. that truck turned out to be dorner's. but the suspect was nowhere to be found. cnn's anderson cooper revealed dorner had sent him a package. >> inside the package was a hand-labeled dvd with a yellow post-it note, reading in part, quote, i never lied, apparently in reference to his d
he's doing. >> reporter: but why now? dorner was honorably discharged from the u.s. navy reserve just last friday after ten years' service. including a tour in the persian gulf. was that the trigger for this killing spree? or evidence of careful planning? >> i have more questions than i do have answers at this point. >> reporter: if dorner gets his apparent wish, if he is killed, we might never know the whole truth. nick watt, abc news, los angeles. >> wow. and this 6,000 word manifesto gives some scary insight into what he is thinking. one part in the document where he writes, self-preservation is no longer important to me. i do not fear death, as i died long ago on 1-2-09, referring to the day that he was fired. >> right. >> from the force here. so this is a guy as you heard from the piece who is looking to kill and be killed. that's what makes him so dangerous. >> this manifesto is interesting. he kind of switches between completely insane and 100% lucid. >> yes. >> he talks about two different political figures and different stars on television almost like this is something he now
the latest on the shocking death of legendary american sniper and u.s. navy s.e.a.l. chris kyle. he was gunned down at a texas shooting range, allegedly by a marine veteran he had been trying to help. authorities released the 911 call made just after that shooting. and abc's cecilia vega is here with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. these 911 tapes are really chilling. you can hear the suspect's sister rushing to get out of her house. she says her brother admitted to the shooting at the range. and she was terrified he might turn on her next. >> listen. my brother just came by here. and he told me that he's committed a murder. >> reporter: laura blevins was terrified for her life. in just-released 911 tapes, she frantically says her brother, eddie routh, had showed up at her texas home saturday, and made a startling confession. >> he said that he killed two guys. they went to a shooting range. he's crazy. he's psychotic. i don't know if he's being honest with me. >> reporter: police say the 25-year-old former marine snapped, turning his gun on two men at shooting practice with
-year-old man in the shooting deaths of a former navy seal and author chris kyle and another man. both men were found shot to death at a texas gun range outside of dallas last night. suspect was arrested at his home about three hours later. kyle was known as america's deadliest sniper after four tours of duty, including the iraq war. he also wrote the best selling book northwestern sniper and hosted a reality tv show. >>> the white house has released a photo of president obama skeet shooting. the image puts to rest skeptics questions about whether the president has ever even fired a gun. it shows him shooting clay pigeons at camp david last august. the photo was made public as the president campaigns for new gun control measures. they said one picture does not erase a lifetime of supporting every gun ban and gun control measure imaginable. >> this morning outgoing defense secretary leon panetta continues to show his confidence in his replacement nominee, senator chuck hagle of nebraska. they said they are focusing too hutch on what he has said in the past and not enough time on the iss
, america. this morning, the american sniper shot and killed. he's a navy s.e.a.l. and decorated sniper murdered at a gun range in texas. what provoked the 25-year-old suspect to pull the trigger? >>> thanking the hostage-taker. day six of the crisis involving the survivalist holding a 5-year-old boy in an underground bunker. why are police now publicly praising this man? >>> affleck's revenge. snubbed by the oscars the man behind "argo" takes home the biggest prize in directing overnight. so how did he go from "gigli" to beating spielberg? >>> super sunday. we are your first stop for all things super bowl. josh, sam and emeril taking the big easy as we tackle the burning question, who is going to win the game? who is going to have the best ad, and will beyonce stage a dramatic reunion? ♪ >>> hey, good morning. happy super bowl sunday. this is a secular holy day in america with millions worshiping at the temple of gridiron. chief among them our own josh elliott leading our coverage from new orleans.
decorated navy s.e.a.l.s, shot point-blank by a young man he was trying to help. >>> standoff at the bunker. drones now swooping over the hiding spot where the 5-year-old kindergartner is held for almost a week. police are communicating through a ventilation pipe. why they're publicly thanking the hostage taker right now. >>> beyonce smokes the super bowl in a blockbuster halftime, roaring into a reunion with destiny's child. wowing the crowd with a performance that had all the single ladies on their feet. ♪ all the single ladies all the single ladies ♪ ♪ all the single ladies all the single ladies ♪
in the bay area. much more now on the shocking death of navy seal chris kyle. there was a 9-1-1 call made just after kyle was gunned down. what did the shooter's sister say? it is chilling, indeed, next on "good morning america" in 15 minutes. >> more on developing news recovering from the north bay with investigators are trying to figure what led to a triple murder in a home in forestville. cornell bernard is live on highway 116 with the latest. >> the bodies of three men are still inside the rural cabin. we are not far from the act of crime scene. the sheriff is not saying much about the murder mystery. we were over the property and deputies say a man discovered the body of his brother and two others in a back bedroom of the cabin on tuesday afternoon. all three were shot. the victims appear to have been targeted. the crime left many in this quiet neighborhood completely stunned. >> there was other activity going on in the neighborhood, controlled burns and they thought maybe the sounds they heard were coming from the fire and, later, they started hearing what occurred they put two and
trip and is a navy reservist armed and extremely dangerous and implicated himself in the killings of the couple and given threats against several people including members of the los angeles police department. >> thank you, katie marzullo. san jose police are searching for a suspect who escaped from custody by steeling a police van while handcuffed. the 32-year-old anthony sanchez was arrested on drug-related warrants yesterday. sanchez complained of being uncomfortable. he is a large fellow at 275. so officers linked him with two sets of handcuffs. police say he stretched his arms and got his legs through the cuffed arms and took off in the van. the van was located two hours later a mile away. sanchez was gone. >> the family of discovery -- the family of kevin clings is reacting to new information a man identified as wayne jackson has used a unusual of ailly as -- has used a number of aliases includeing when he moved to san francisco, the name of dan therrien and was known for a history of child moles
the battlefield. navy s.e.a.l. chris kyle whose best-telling book "american sniper" details four tours in iraq was killed yesterday at a gun range in texas. the shooter believed to be a former marine whom kyle was counseling through a struggle with ptsd. in iraq kyle was awarded two silver stars and five bronze stars for bravery. we honor his service. and that is all for us today. thanks for sharing part of your sunday with us. check out "world news with david muir" tonight, and i'll see you tomorrow on "gma." >> in the news super bowl sunday is finally here as 49er fans and police get ready for the big game. and some cajun flavor for fans in new orleans. we will have a live report from abc7 news reporter katie marzullo from outside the super bowl. >> partly cloudy skies. temperatures near 50 right now from the emeryville camera. there is an end in site for the extended dry period. extended dry period. i'll show it to you next on [ male announcer ] citibank's app for ipad makes it easy for anne to manage her finances when she's on the go. even when she's not going anywhere. citibank for ipad.
that christopher dorner is their worst nightmare. dorner a former navy reservist is an expert maxman. he claims to have explosives and a rifle capable of slicing through armored cars from long distance. >> you have a trained member of the military who's taking that experience and terrorizing this entire region. >> by all accounts, the 33-year-old led a normal life. >> was always smiling. always positive and upbeat. the kind of person that yo would want as a friend. >> reporter: dorner joined the military and later the police out of a sense of honor. investigators believe behind the smile is a burning hatred for the lapd which he called corrupt and racist. his battle began with 2006 shortly after he became a cop, when he says that he witnessed a female officer using excessive force. for years he appealed the decisions. sources say that he recently snapped after exhausting all avenues to get his good name back. >> you're always on duty when you're a cop. >> reporter: she's dorner's former girlfriend. >> it's scary situation. i have the phone on 911 when i open the door to my apartment. who's next
laden's compound, was torn down last year after u.s. navy s.e.a.l.s. stormed the place. ground will be broken in a few weeks. a push to restore the city's family friendly image after the takedown of a terrorist. >>> passengers who survived a tour bus crash in southern california are recounting the few terrifying moments of the accident. they said the bus was going slowly down a mountain road. it picked up speed. the driver shouted for anyone on the bus to call 911. the brakes failed. on impact the passengers were thrown out of shattered windows as the bus finally came to a halt. >> the worst part was seeing the backpacks and the gloves and the personal effects of the people that were in the bus. >> records show the bus had 22 safety violations in the past year problems with the brakes, windshield and tires. >>> a gas leak blamed for the last week's deadly explosion at headquarters of the mexico's state owned oil company. state owned oil company. at least 37 people were killed and dozens injured when a gas build up was ignited possibly by a spark. investigators say three workers
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